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Saturday 5 December 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1936). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Lee Burke and James Burke. Accused, directed by Thornton Freeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Sea Stories.
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What the sky looked like on 5 December 1936

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Dolores del Rio, Florence Desmond, Basil Sydney

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Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan

Country: United States

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More Than a Secretary

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Jean Arthur, George Brent, Lionel Stander, Ruth Donnelly

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Banjo on My Knee

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen

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Charlie Chan at the Opera

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Warner Oland, Boris Karloff, Keye Luke, Charlotte Henry

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Cabaret Cartoons

Starring: Harry Rutherford

London Characters

Starring: J.C. Cannell, S.E. Reynolds, Mary Sharpe

Picture Page

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller


Starring: Edward Cooper, Horace Kenney, Jean Colin, Gaston Palmer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1936 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
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  • 24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20
  • Armenian SSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakhstan SSR and Kirghiz SSR becomes constituent republics of the Soviet Union.
  • The Soviet Union adopts a new constitution and the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic is established as a full Union Republic of the USSR.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 1936 - Geocentric view

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